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Microwave GE SpacemakerXL JVM 1450

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How do you replace the magnetron tube. My microwave runs but does not heat up. I suspect that the magnetron tube is gone bad. I have read some forum posts and my microwave has some of the same problems related to the tube. Thanks Andrew Exactly how do you change the magnetron tube?  I have a GE Spacemaker model JVM 1430WD002?  Was there a recall on this?

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If you need to ask how to do this task, you may have no idea of the extremely high voltages that exist under the cover, even when unplugged. I would advise a competent person changes it for you.

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Mmmm it's so easy,
First disconect the power, take the cover off, moslitly there would be 5 screws and two tab's on the top.
inside on the right hand side the magnetron it's a sylver box measuring about 4 in x 4 in x 5 in. It will have a plasic cover moslitly that would have to be remove first then on the magnetron there is 4 crews and one connector.
It should fall downard after.
If you have a power supply after the secondary , that may also be your problem.

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Bob

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make sure you check the diode first its cheaper and maybe worth the fix if its a magnatron throw microwave away

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